Easter Decorating: Simple & Pretty

Even though Easter is late this year, the never-ending-winter-of-2014 made it seem like it crept up quickly.  Until about a week ago, it still felt like mid-February, so I didn’t have much Easter decorating spirit. But it suddenly starting to feel a little spring-like here (yay for that!), and I can’t tell you how happy it made me to finally hang this Easter basket our front door last week. … Keep on reading —>

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Easter Ideas: 10 Fab Decor Finds

Happy Friday peeps! Well, with Easter just 3 weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about Easter ideas!

By now, you probably know that I’m all kinds of crazy about seasonal decorating. Every season has it’s own beauty, but I find that Easter decorating is especially good for the soul.  After a long winter, who can resist pretty pastel colors and sweet baby animals? … Keep on reading —>

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Tulip Therapy

So. Apparently, it’s Spring.  You know…that season between Winter and Summer where tulips begin to peek through the soil? Kinda like this…

Don’t get me wrong. I’m not bitter. I’m totally happy for any of you who are basking in Spring weather. (OK, so maybe that was written with a hint of sarcasm ;-).) Spring comes late here at the best of times. … Keep on reading —>

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Best wallpaper for creating warmth. (Hands down.)

Bonjour my decorating friends! Well, if you’ve opened a decorating magazine in the past year, you’ve certainly noticed that graphic wallpaper is all the rage. Despite my own wallpaper trauma and aversion (resulting from our first fixer upper), I’ve been so wooed by these new wallpapers that I even decided to create a wallpaper accent in our master bedroom which I shared awhile back.… Keep on reading —>

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Home Accessories: My Decorating Kryptonite

Here’s a true fact that you might not know about me: I’m a chronic changer around-er.  When it comes to home accessories, I’m always moving things!   I swear, if you were to visit me every month, our house would never be the same way twice. I could be watching a perfectly entertaining episode of The Good Wife, and bam, my decorating subconscious rearranges the room.… Keep on reading —>

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A Letter to Las Vegas {The Softer Side of Sin City}

Dear Las Vegas:

 

Sorry I misjudged you.

I bet you get that all the time, right?

I mean, you must know what they say about you, right?

They say you’re all bachelor parties and casinos.


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They call you Sin City.


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They say you’re rough around the edges.


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They say: What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.

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That’s why I used to think you were all kinds of crazy.… Keep on reading —>

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10 Favorite Winter Products {aka A Canadian Girl’s Guide to Winter}

So have you have enough of Winter – or should I say, the Polar Vortex – yet?!?

It even got frosty in the southern United States this winter – crazy stuff.  Here in Canada, I’m used to freezing temperatures and snow this time of year.  But the Polar Vortex has made for an even colder Winter than usual.

I wish I could say that I enjoy Winter, but this Canadian is not a Winter girl.… Keep on reading —>

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More Kitchen Storage: How to Re-claim Space You Already Have!

I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions, but I did start 2014 with some home organization goals, the biggest one being more kitchen storage space!  If I had to take a wild guess, I’d say we were operating at 50% capacity of what started out as perfectly adequate kitchen 5 years ago. Half of it: poof, gone!


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Funny how that happens, isn’t it?… Keep on reading —>

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Love is in the air! {Last Minute Valentines Day Decorating}

Better late than never, right? I finally managed to do a little last minute Valentines Day decorating over the past few days.  Things have been busy-busy here lately, and if you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed I was away for a few days last week.  I thought I might be able to swing right past the 14th without the kids noticing that the only heart to be found around here is on our front door. … Keep on reading —>

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